Series 4
Writings by others, 1949-2007
Boxes 34-37 and BV18-BV20

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of drafts of scripts by playwrights from 1949-2007 including Barbara Mollette and Carlton Mollete, James Hatch, and Willis Richardson. The majority of the scripts contain handwritten revisions and notations from the author. There are also plays directed by Southall’s daughter, Tisch Jones, which include the technical elements of sketches and stage direction notes written by the director.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by alphabetical order by author.

Box Folder Content
34 1 Albuquerque, Klaus, "Millenarian Movements in an Urban Setting,"1981
48 1 Blackwell, Phillip James, "Des Moines," 1980
34 2 Brown, Michael Henry, "King of Coons," 1999
34 3 Burrows, Vinie, "Rose McClendon: Black on the Great White Way," 2003
48 2 Class papers, unidentified, undated
48 3 Cleage, Pearl, "One of the Voices Singing in the Wilderness," 2002
34 4 Davis, James, "Shuffle Along," 1997
34 5 Elwell, Peter, Stories of Sustaining Action, 2003
34 6 Euell, Kim, "The Diva Daughters DuPree," 2004
34 7 Franklin, J.e., "And the Rocks Cry Out," 1996
48 4 Franklin, J.e., "Christchild," undated
48 5 Franklin, J.e., "The Closer the Kin," 1990
48 6 Franklin, J.e., "A Death in Memphis," undated
48 7 Franklin, J.e., "Dem Bones, Dem Dry Bones," "Library Lions," "The Name Game," undated
48 8 Franklin, J.e., "Dios Castiga a Serpentine (God Punishes a Snake)," undated
48 9 Franklin, J.e., "The Enemy," undated
48 10 Franklin, J.e., "Hot Methuselah, 1980
34 8 Franklin, J.e, "Miss Honey's Young'uns," 1989
34 9 Franklin, J.e., "Miss Invictas," 1981
48 11 Franklin, J.e., "Mother King," undated
48 13 Franklin, J.e., "Hacking Up Gray," undated
48 14 Franklin, J.e., "That's Why They Call Us Colored," undated
34 10 Franklin, J.e., "The Final Passion of St. Martin the King," 1992
48 12 Franklin, J.e., "The Old Roman,"1993
48 15 Franklin, J.e., "Two Mens'es Daughter," undated
BV18 - Franklin, J.e., "Wonderchild," no date [directed by Tisch Jones]
34 11 Franklin, J.e., Wonderchild, digital files, no date [directed by Tisch Jones]
34 12 Goins, Luther, "Black, White, and Gray," 2004
35 1 Greenidge, Kirsten, "Feeding Beatrice: a gothic tale," 2000
49 1 Handy, D.P., "Notebook for Drama and "Playwrighting," undated
BV19 - Hatch, James, "Klub Ka: The Blues Legend," 2002 [directed by Tisch Jones]
35 2 Hatch, James, "Klub Ka: The Blues Legend," 2007
35 3 Holland, Endesha, "Miss Ida B. Wells," no date
49 2 Holmes, Shirlene, "Damn You, Mahalia Jackson," 1998
49 3 Holmes, Shirlene, "No More, No Less," 2000
49 4 Holmes, Shirlene, "Off Day," undated
35 4 Jones, Anton, "Med(i/e)a," 2009
49 5 Jones, Anton, "Mixed Messages," undated
35 5 Jones, Syl, "Black No More," 1998 [1 of 2]
49 6 Jones, Syl, "Black No More," 1998 [2 of 2]
49 7 Jones, Tisch, "In Search of Phillia..." undated
49 8 Jones, Tisch, "The Prodigy," undated
49 9 Jones, Tisch, "African Influence of Greek Theater," typescript, undated
49 10 Kelly, Samuel L., "August Revival," [partial], undated
35 6 Kelly, Samuel, "White Chocolate," 2000
49 11 Lian, Gao (translated), "The Jade Hairpin," undated
35 7 Molette, Barbara and Carlton Molette, "Fortunes of the Moor," 1995
35 8 Molette, Barbara and Carlton, "Our Short Stay," 2003
35 9 Moore, Thurston, "Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Bach," 1996
35 10 Naylor, Gloria, "Candy: A Play in One Act," 1998
36 1 O'Neal, John, "Jerusalem Gallows Dream," 1987
49 12 Pippa, Christina, "Sixteen and...," April 21, 2006
36 2 Reed, Bill, "In Dahomey," 1988
36 3 Rhoten, C.S., "The Crossover," 1986
36 4 Richardson, Willis, "Bold Lover," no date
36 5 Richardson, Willis, "Flight of the Natives," no date
36 6 Richardson, Willis, "Hope of the Lowly," no date
36 7 Richardson, Willis, "The Dark Haven," no date
36 8 Richardson, Willis, "The New Santa Claus," no date
36 9 Richardson, Willis, "The Visiting Lady," no date
36 10 Richardson, Willis, "The Wine Seller," no date
37 1 Sherrill, Barbara, untitled, no date
37 2 Sieveking, Alejandro, "The Preying Mantis," no date
37 3 Smith-Dawson, Beverly, "Medea." 1987
BV20 - Stevens, Ronald, "Rollin in the T.O.B.A," 2004 [directed by Patricia Jones]
49 13 Unidentified, "Black Nativity," with director's notes, undated
49 14 Unidentified, "Ishmael appears with a basketball (first line," undated
49 15 Unidentified, "Peanut Playlets," undated
49 16 Unidentified, scenes from unidentified plays, undated
49 17 Unidentified, "Supposed to be Daddy," undated
49 18 Various with notes, "Darkey Dramas," undated
37 4 Ward, Theodore, "The Daubers: A Negro Play," no date
37 5 Ward, Theodore, "John de Conqueror: A Negro Folk Opera," 1953
37 6 Ward, Theodore, "Whole Hog or Nothing," 1949
37 7 West, Allison, "Adam's Dream," no date
37 8 West, Allison, "An Aftertaste of Sherry," no date
37 9 West, Allison, "The Brazilian Women," no date
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